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Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Make these Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes as a substitute for your classic sweet potato or mashed potato recipes. A perfect addition to any meal, this recipe is ready in a short time and packed with savory goodness.

These Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes make an amazing side dish. If you are making them for Thanksgiving, try making  Turkey Cupcakes as a dessert.
Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are delicious and nutritious and perfect during the fall. Whether they are roasted, sauteed, baked or in this case, made in the Instant Pot for mashed sweet potatoes, they are perfect as a side dish.

Are Instant Pot  Sweet Potatoes Paleo?

While sweet potatoes are high in carbs and can affect blood sugar, they are considered Paleo. They have a high concentration of nutrients and fiber.

Variations on Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The best part of any recipe is being able to customize it to your tastes. With this recipe you can:

Use heavy cream instead of half and half.

Skip the chipotles. They add an amazing flavor but if you want to skip the smoky taste you can. Your sweet potatoes will still taste great.

Change the seasonings. If you like the taste of sweet potato casserole but what to make it a bit healthier, you can take the spices that are featured in that recipe and add it to this recipe. It will give you a similar taste without the extra sugar.

How to make Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients you will need:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Half and half
  • Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • Organic maple syrup
  • Unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper dash
  • Paprika
  • All Spice
  • Fresh thyme

How to Make Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Wash your sweet potatoes well.

Sweet Potatoes

Add water to the Instant Pot and place the trivet in the bottom pot.

Put the sweet potatoes in the pot and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.

When the time is done, allow to naturally release and then open the pot.

Let the potatoes cool and then remove the skins.

Switch your Instant Pot to saute.

Mixing liquids for cooking instant pot mashed sweet potatoes

Add the butter, half and half, chipotle pepper’s, seasonings, and maple syrup to the Instant Pot, with the

Stir to combine

Add the sweet potatoes back into the pot.

Adding sweet potatoes to Instant Pot for mashed sweet potatoes

Mash by hand with a potato masher, or an immersion blender.

Garnish and enjoy!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes made in the Pressure Cooker

Servings: 6

Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
 
Make these Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes as a substitute for your classic sweet potato or mashed potato recipes. A perfect addition to any meal, this recipe is ready in a short time and packed with savory goodness.

Ingredients

  • 4-5 sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 tbsp. diced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup Organic maple syrup
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper dash
  • 1 Tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 Tsp. All Spice
  • fresh thyme

Instructions

  1. Wash your sweet potatoes.
  2. Add 1 cup of water to the instant pot and place the trivet in the pot.
  3. Put the sweet potatoes in the pot.
  4. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  5. Allow to naturally release and then open the pot.
  6. Once cool, remove the skins.
  7. Switch your Instant Pot to saute'
  8. Add the butter to the instant pot, with the half and half, chipotle pepper's, seasonings, and maple syrup.
  9. Stir to combine
  10. Add your sweet potatoes back into the pot.
  11. Mash by hand with a potato masher, or a immersion blender.
  12. Garnish and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 129mg6%
Potassium 393mg11%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 13089IU262%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Instant-Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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